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Sugar-Free Chocolate Flavored Syrup

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  • 1/2 cup dry cocoa, firmly packed
  • 1 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Artificial sweetener to substitute for 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract


  1. Blend and press into 9-inch pie pan, set aside.
  2. Mix cocoa, water and salt in a heavy saucepan until smooth. Bring to a boil, simmer gently, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Add artificial sweetener and vanilla extract; mix well.
  5. Pour into a jar, cover and store in refrigerator.
  6. Stir well in jar before measuring to use.